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The pangolin black market is fueled by its scales, not its good looks
Pangolin scales are in demand primarily for traditional Chinese medicine.
For many Haitians, street dispensaries are the only source of medicine
What’s a street dispensary? It’s “a sort of chemical Babel Tower,” according to Arnaud Robert, who reported on these Haitian pharmacies for the June 2017 issue of National Geographic. But the street vendors are not pharmacists, and their wares are not regulated. This illegal, ubiquitous medical practice can have serious consequences for the health of many […]
Don't call National Geographic 'stodgy'
National Geographic Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg talks about why this is the best time for visual storytelling.
Finding reality in photos in the age of filters
National Geographic shares how it checks for accuracy in photos.